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Twist of Fate Sets Winds of Change in Motion: Research Flourishes in Tornado's Wake

Thirty-five years ago, a tornado ripped through Lubbock, Texas, killing 26 people. From the destruction emerged Texas Tech University's Wind Science and Engineering Research Center, one of the nation's foremost centers for the study of wind damage and mitigation. In the decades since the tornado, the center has created the tornado hazard model for the nuclear industry, developed and tested storm-resistant above-ground shelters and glass and helped to save thousands of lives. more...


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Texas Tech, Health Sciences Center Researchers Granted Patent on Semen Device

Researchers at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Texas Tech University have discovered a way to improve chances that infertile couples will be able to conceive. more...

Alumni Highlights

Texas Tech Unveils New Message of Excellence

Those inside the Texas Tech University �family� know our system has a great story to tell. SAT scores, freshman retention rates, graduation rates, and the enrollment in the university�s Honors College are all on the rise. The accomplishments of our students and faculty are impressive. Now it is time for Texas Tech to tell that story to the rest of the nation and the world. So that all our excellent colleges and programs can contribute to increasing our national visibility, we must have a cohesive academic visual identity that will allow all parts of the university to present a unified and consistent message to the public. The good news is our beloved Double T is not going away. It will continue to represent all the proud traditions and spirit that make Texas Tech University the great institution it is. more...

The Masked Reader Retires; Texas Tech Today Launches

The Texas Tech Alumni Association is proud to announce its partnership with the Texas Tech University System Office of Communications & Marketing, which will enable you to receive more relevant and interesting news about Texas Tech. The product of this partnership is Texas Tech Today. more...

New Alumni Association Reunion to Honor 1980 and 1995 Classes

Reunion 2005 is scheduled on the Tech campus for Sept. 22-24 in conjunction with the Sept. 23 Texas Tech-Indiana State football game. This will be a chance for the classes of 1980 and 1995 to relive memories, rekindle old friendships and reconnect with your alma mater. more...

Alumni Association Announces Hiring of Regional Representatives

The Texas Tech Alumni Association announces the hiring of Beth Adams and Dayme Mullins as regional representatives. Adams will be working out of the Dallas office as the representative for the North Texas area. Mullins will be working out of the Austin office as the representative in the South Texas area. more...

School of Nursing Alumnus Serving His Country in Middle East

Registered nurse Tim Howell may be stationed halfway around the world, but long before he left for the Middle East, he said support for his efforts in the war on terror came pouring in. more...

Development Headlines

Alumni and Friends Respond to Call to Support Faculty Excellence

Texas Tech has achieved a notable benchmark toward its academic mission through the Regents Faculty Endowment Program. To date, Texas Tech University has generated $13.5 million and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has added $3.5 million in Regents Professorships and Chairs for a total of more than $17 million. more...

South Plains Couple Makes Landmark Gift to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center recently received a monumental gift from two of its most loyal donors, Shirley L. and Mildred Garrison of Lubbock. The couple�s $5 million gift, the largest in the health sciences center�s history, benefits the Institute for Healthy Aging�now renamed the Garrison Institute on Aging. more...

New Regents Faculty Endowments:

A Roster of New Endowments at Both Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center more...


Spotlight on Athletics

Texas Tech Athletics Enjoying Successful School Year;

Five Red Raider Teams Currently Ranked in National Top 25

Texas Tech Athletic teams are enjoying one of the most successful school years in history, setting a school record with six teams that are or were ranked in the national Top 25. more...

 

Nov 29, 2017